When I think about the professors I’ve had and try to pick a favorite, my mind immediately jumps to my track coach. I could pick my FYS professor, Dr. Ursin, who made my first semester here really enjoyable, or Dr. Wronski, who I’ll be peer mentoring for next year, or my current advisor, Dr. Regis, [...]
Track takes up a lot of my life. I spend at least an hour at practice a day, plus lifting, plus meditating/visualizing/watching video, and sometimes distance runs or extra core workouts. It requires blood (which happened this past week), sweat (which happens all the time), and tears (which happened a few weeks ago). It requires [...]
This morning in Chinese, we all gathered with paper, ink, fans, lanterns, and calligraphy brushes to embark on a fun way to practice writing our characters. I had to borrow a brush from a friend in the class, but it was really neat to pick up the newer version of a brush that’s [...]
There are some roommate horror stories out there. I’m sure everyone has heard a few, or a dozen. Luckily, there are roommate pairings on the other side of the compatibility spectrum, and I’ve had the good fortune to be able to say that my roommate and I are really good friends.
Our sleeping habits are [...]
For many people, being at school doesn’t necessarily mean being away from family. They commute, or their school is close to home. However, there are people like me too far from home to see family or hometown friends every weekend. I grew up three hours away, which is much different than across the country, but [...]